Damascus and Walrus Ivory Hunter

SKU
394600
Date Added:
08/29/19
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0
Price: $2,500.00 Sale Price: $1,500.00
Overview
This knife by Anders Hogstrom features a Damascus blade with swedges, .163" blade stock and 1.131" blade depth, hidden tang construction. The handle has a textured bronze guard and pin with a fossil walrus ivory grip. Comes with a hand tooled brown leather sheath. Excellent condition. Stunning piece. Comment from Anders Hogstrom: Mosaic Kwaiken - I made it some time back. I made the blade from a piece of Johan Gustafsson Mosaic steel- A true one-off. handle is AAA quality fossil walrus in a very unique green tone... Only one I’ve seen like this. Fittings are aged bronze. Comes w a matching custom leather sheath.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    4.25
  • Overall Length
    9.125
  • Weight (oz)
    6.3
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Has Sheath, Hidden Tang
  • Blade Material
    Damascus
  • Blade Details
    Drop Point
  • Handle Material
    Metallic, Tusk & Tooth
ABOUT THE MAKER
Hogstrom, Anders
I make mostly daggers, fighters and what I call “Kwaikens” but also swords and folding knives. I primarily use 1050 carbon spring steel and damascus of various compositions and on occasion, stainless steel for the blades. For the 1050 I employ a clay “tempering” technique that gives the blade a beautiful temper line (hamon) as well as a hard edge while maintaining a flexible core of the blade. These blades are rough ground and then finished off by hand with files and sandpaper before the final stage of etching the blade to bring out the hamon. When it comes to damascus, I tend to lean towards a simpler random or a twist pattern that goes with the overall simplistic scheme of my knives. These blades are worked and finished in a similar fashion as the carbon steel ones. I use stainless steel, mostly Damasteel stainless damascus, for folders, art knives ( for ex. Skull Cleaver and Druid Sickle) and some full-tang dress-knives, my Tuxer model, or upscale hunting/skinning-knives. For the handles and wooden sheaths I use rare exotic hardwoods, ancient ivories and bone material from all over the world. Even large pieces of natural amber has found its way onto a couple of my knives. A few wood favorites are Snakewood for its amazing striped grain pattern, Masur birch, Eucalyptus , and Redwood burl for its sometimes silky appearance.
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